Gosau - Moments of Bliss

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Enjoyment always comes first during a holiday in the Gosau Valley: No matter if in the saddle, on "Shank's pony", on the wall, on two planks or in the grove. In Gosau, in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut, there is always something going on whatever the season! Picturesque "Glücksplätze" (places of happiness) and plenty of events ensure the right mix. Sometimes up, sometimes down! But always with lots of lifeblood. Let yourself be surprised! See you in the Gosau Valley!

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Discover Gosau in Spring, Summer and Autumn

© Kraft | Ausflugsplaner für die Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut

Excursion planner through the World Heritage
There is so much to discover in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. Old mines, mighty cave worlds or spectacular glaciers at romantic lakes - a paradise for cultural- and nature lovers.
» Excursion planner through the World Heritage

Advanture park ”Primeval Forest” in Gosau
Giant insects, Pterosaurs, mammoths and many other prehistoric animals await you in the family adventure park - a unique experience for young explorers!
» Advanture park “Urzeitwald”

The Gosau Lake Experience
Breath-taking glacial views, rustic alpine huts, challenging fixed-rope climbing routes, sensational water settings—a travel destination with endless possibilities!
» The Gosau Lake Experience

The 60th Ecumenical Church Music Retreat in Gosau
From 17th of July to 31st of July the 61th Ecumenical Church Music Retreat will take place in Gosau, Upper Austria under the auspices of the Association for Church Music of the Evangelical Church of the Palatinate in Germany.
» 61sth Ecumenical Church Music Retreat Gosau 2017

© Sepp Höll | E-Bike Verleih

NEW! eBike rental Nemo Point in Gosau
Your bike specialist in the Salzkammergut. Numerous brands. Large selection. Expert advice. Rental of eBikes and providers of "guided eBike tours".
» eBike rental Nemo Point in Gosau

Family events
The Nature and Mountain Adventure World offers many exciting adventures with plenty of things to explore and lots of exercise. And the kids will not be the only ones standing in awe at the Adventure World of Koppenbrüller Cave.
» Family events

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“Yodeller” brass music in the Gosau Valley
The small Kalvarienberg (Mount Calvary) Church in Gosau provides a stunning background to this musical event—a melodious holiday occasion with exceptional panorama views. It promises to be a unique local experience that you’ll never forget!
» “Yodeller” brass music in the Gosau Valley

Outdoor Museum in the Gosau Valley
This Museum has made a noteworthy contribution towards the cultural landscape of the UNESCO World Heritage.
» Outdoor Museum

© Kraft | Naturschauspiel – Hier ist die Landschaft der Star

Natural spectacle - Here the landscape is the star of the show
Discover natural experiences in a class of their own: Unforgettable mountain trips with magical sunsets and rises or magical energetic places to suit every taste. Simply irresistible!
» Natural spectacle

Hiking with Betty in the Gosau Valley

© Jehlde | Wmit Betty in der Ferienregion Dachstein Salzkammergut

See and experience more with Betty
The guided tours will lead you to the most beautiful places around Lake Gosau and Lake Hallstatt. Betty will give you unforgettable moments!
» Hiking with Betty

© Betty Jehle

Donkey trekking
Donkey trekking tour. Approximately 2 hours. For kids from 4! A lifetime experience.
» Wandern mit Betty: Natur4kids in Gosau/esel

Hiking with Betty: Valley hike through Gosau
Three-hour family hike with "never ending panoramas". Pushchair friendly.
» Hiking with Betty: Valley hike through Gosau

Hiking with Betty: Exciting herbal hike
Alpine meadows. Walking time about 2 1/2 hours. Excursion time: 6 hours. Every Saturday.
» Hiking with Betty: Exciting herbal hike

© OÖ.Tourismus/Röbl  / Wandern in Gosau zum Hochmoor Löckermoos - Glücksplätze im Salzkammergut

Natural spectacle “Löckermoos” in Gosau
With the slow train to the raised bog. Weekly "Guided walks" from June to October, with the popular hiking guide Betty. Not to be missed! We enjoy the view of the stunning mountain panorama of the Gosaukamm and a break at a rustic mountain hut.
» Natural spectacle “Löckermoos” in Gosau

Käse auf der Rottenhoffhütte

Guided hike 'Kasraos' on the Zwieselalm in Gosau
The walk to the Zwieselalm starts with magnificent views of the Dachstein peak and the surrounding mountains. From here, it’s on to the traditional Rottenhofhütte. Here different cheeses are made in summer
» Guided hike 'Kasraos' on the Zwieselalm in Gosau

Hiking at a glance

© Kraft  Wanderregion Dachstein West in Gosau

Dachstein West Hiking World
Here where skiers come to put their carving skills to the test in Winter, the gently rolling green meadows and mountain ridges offer fantastic views – the perfect place to enjoy a walk.
» Dachstein West Hiking World

© Kraft | Almfrühstück in der UNESCO Welterberegion Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut

Breakfast in an Alpine hut
Enjoy a special kind of breakfast. Take a seat and breathe in the early morning fresh air. Surrounded by pure alpine life, accompanied by the gentle ringing of cowbells, hereyou will find the ideal conditions to start your day
» Breakfast up on an alpine pasture in the World Heritage region

Hiking around Lake Gosau
Hiking in Gosau- a very special treat! Here you will find the most beautiful hiking trails, the most popular mountain huts and Alpine pastures, impressive landscapes, guided tours and numerous insider tips about in and around the Lake Hallstatt area.
» Hiking in the Gosau Valley

Outdoor sports

Rock Climbing
Rock climbing has become very popular in region Dachstein-Salzkammergut over the last number of years. And no wonder – there thousands of cliffs, bluffs and crags for climbers to test their skills.
» Rock Climbing

Mountain biking
Whether you ride a mountain bike to achieve sporting ambitions or for pure enjoyment, the landscape around the Gosau Valley is a bikers' paradise.
» Mountain Bike Tours

Dive Adventures
Water is the source of life and the past begins under water – experience the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site of Hallstatt and Gosau
» I want to dive

Service & Information

Tourist information Gosau
nformative brochures and catalogues with great offers for any time of year can be sent to you quickly and at no obligation. We look forward to your call and will be happy to give you advice and further information personally with News from the Dachstein Salzkammergut-region.
» Tourist Office Gosau

Salzkammergut Experience Ticket
Save up to 30% off regular rates with public transportation, with shipping and boating opportunities, mountain railways and uphill facilities, salt mines, ice caves & caverns, museums, swimming opportunities as well as with various recreational facilities and activities
» The Salzkammergut Erlebnis-Card: Why pay more…?

Information - Anything you want to know – at a glance
Whether you plan on staying in the Dachstein Salzkammergut region for several days or a mere few hours, whether you travel by yourself or with friends and family – we supply detailed information for your visit in the Dachstein Salzkammergut region.
» Information

World Heritage

History & World Heritage
Since living memory it was the salt which provided the wealth for the Inner Salzkammergut. The salt is the basis for the typical ancient customs and interesting cultural peculiarities.
» UNESCO World Heritage region

Heritage Museum - A journey through time!
Discover your own personal Hallstatt period on a journey through history - from the Stone Age to the present day in the World Heritage Museum Hallstatt. History does not get any more exciting - come with us!
» World Heritage Museum Hallstatt

School Project Week in the World Heritage region
School trips usually require a lot of organisation: lengthy phone calls, complicated price tarifs... When you book with us, however, this is not the case. Everything is organised all in one go!
» School Project Week

Winter holiday in the Gosau valley: A fairytale in white

Winter in Austria
Winter conjures our valley into a true fairy-tale world. A perfect winter day full of the promise of endless fun. That´s winter in Gosau!
» Winterholidays in Austria´s mountains

 © OÖ.Tourismus/Erber |  Gosau | Skiregion Dachstein West: Jede Menge neue Gaudi-Pisten, köstliche Schmankerl serviert von den herzlichsten Gastgebern der Alpen, ein Bergpanorama zum Versinken und auf 140 Kilometern perfekt präparierter weißer Pracht!

Ski region Dachstein West
Dachstein West ski region: with new adventure-packed pistes for more skiing fun, delicious treats served by welcoming Alpine hosts.
» Pure fun – on and alongside the pistes!

Husky Spirit – Sledge dog rides in Gosau
An adventure of a lifetime. With Musher and a team of dogs through the snow-covered Gosau valley. Pure freedom. At every meter. Unforgettable!
» Husky Spirit – Sledge dog rides in Gosau